Football mlive.com —  Bennie Fowler will have Michigan State football on his mind during this week building up to Super Bowl 50, as his Denver Broncos prepare to face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. "Every single day, I can hear Coach (Ken) Mannie's voice in my head, all the time," said Fowler, a second-year receiver in Peyton Manning's offensive arsenal.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Do back-to-back 30-point wins means the Spartans are back to being that team they were in November and December? Or are there still traces of the team that lost three straight, masked by hot shooting against bad teams? We're about to find out.
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  Despite the high volume of long range shots the Spartans have been hitting lately, Tom Izzo was quick to point out a different part of the game where he feels MSU was lacking Sunday night -- the defense. "Well excited and disappointed," Izzo said. "When you make 17 three's or whatever we made, you've got to be excited but the old adage, as soon as you make some shots, you decide you don't want to guard anybody."
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Men's Basketball freep.com —  If Michigan State’s playing rotation was still in flux, we would have seen it Sunday night against Rutgers. We would have seen more of Javon Bess or Marvin Clark. This was a 96-62 blowout win, against a team devoid of size and hope. And yet the Spartans stuck with who they’ve become — two big men on the court much of the game, most often Deyonta Davis next to Matt Costello, with Gavin Schilling, Kenny Goins and Matt McQuaid as the first and primary subs. Alvin Ellis next. At some point injured guard Tum Tum Nairn will join the mix. That’s the group.
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Men's Basketball detroitnews.com —  Lourawls “Tum Tum” Nairn Jr. hasn’t played a game in more than two weeks, and in fact, he’s hardly walked anywhere without a boot on his right foot over that same amount of time. But on Sunday the sophomore guard had the boot off as he sat on the bench for Michigan State’s victory over Rutgers, making the idea of a return to the court more of a possibility than it was a few days ago.
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Michigan State has bounced back from their three game skid with a three game winning streak, and has climbed back into the top-10 in the polls. It appears that the Spartans have gotten their grove back these last three games, so let’s take a look at the reasons for the swoon, and the turnaround.
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Football freep.com —  Add Jalen Cochran to the list of names to watch this week as Michigan State football looks to close strong on National Signing Day. Cochran, a defensive end/linebacker/tight end from Canton High, told Scout.com and 247Sports.com on Monday that MSU has offered him a scholarship. The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Cochran, ranked the No. 10 prospect in the state by the Free Press, the No. 32 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com and the No. 34 weak-side defensive end by Rivals.com, had offers from Arizona and Iowa State among others.
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Football isportsweb.com —  On today’s isportsMSU Red Cedar Report, isportsweb contributor Ryan McCumber joins Tyler Hayward to recap Michigan State’s decimation of Rutgers and look ahead to this weekend’s showdown against Michigan. Plus, it is National Signing Day. Ryan breaks down everything you need to know regarding the newest group of Michigan State Spartans.



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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Will Tieman and Coach Izzo talk about the Big Ten race
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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  The Spartans are currently 19-4 heading into the month of February and can thank their floor general Denzel Valentine for his help. In case you haven’t heard, Valentine is the ONLY player in a major conference that is averaging at least 18 points, five rebounds and five assists.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Tum Tum Nairn has taken his first steps, literally and figuratively, toward a return to the court for Michigan State. But the chances of that return coming on Saturday, when the Spartans play at Michigan, are still looking unlikely.
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Football mlive.com —  The team recruiting rankings would suggest to Michigan State's Mark Dantonio that he's on the verge of locking up the best class of recruits in his head coaching tenure. Dantonio has indeed given indications that he likes the 2016 group that's expected to sign with the Spartan program on national signing day this Wednesday.
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Football mlive.com —  A little more than a year after committing to Michigan State, Khari Willis wore green and white into enemy territory. The 2015 Jackson Lumen Christi graduate and true freshman made his first collegiate start at Michigan Stadium for an undefeated team in front of 111,740 people and a national TV audience. It's the kind of moment and stage that learning curves are built on – show your nerves, take your lumps and hope the worst is behind you.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  Matt Costello saw what everyone at the Breslin Center saw in the first half against Rutgers: missed defensive assignments and other miscues from Michigan State that allowed the Scarlet Knights to shoot better than 42 percent. The Spartans senior forward was about to start voicing his displeasure about it in a timeout huddle.Then he heard another voice start doing it instead: Denzel Valentine.
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Football freep.com —  Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch, Detroit Free Press / LSJ MSU beat writer Joe Rexrode and 247Sports' Mike Wilson discuss the Spartans' 2016 recruiting class and the story lines surrounding it.


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Men's Basketball isportsweb.com —  Despite the Michigan State basketball team’s ability to scorch the net from the three-point line as of late, the Spartans need to go back to the paint for their contest against Michigan. Though they’ve buried 16 attempts from deep against Northwestern, and tied a school-record by hitting 17 three-pointers against Rutgers, Tom Izzo’s group needs to focus on getting the ball on the inside against their rival.
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Football mlive.com —  Canton football star Jalen Cochran had one of the longest Sundays of his young life last weekend, but it might also prove to be one of the most pivotal. Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio called Cochran on Monday night and offered the 3-star projected defensive end a scholarship less than 24 hours after Cochran had visited the Spartans' campus for a late dinner.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  After a rare five-day break, the Spartans take on the Wolverine in Ann Arbor on Saturday in the only regular season matchup of the year between the two teams. Here are five things to watch this week with Michigan State basketball
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Men's Basketball spartansportsnetwork.com —  Recap of the Rutgers game. Special guests Spartan Basketball Alumnus Chris Hill and Redshirt Junior Guard Eron Harris
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